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Margaret Finds Her Forever Home

A grey haired woman sits in a chair in her new home

Margaret came to Hobart City Mission in 2020, to seek help finding a new home. She had been living in accommodation that was expensive and inappropriate for her needs. She was paying almost all of her fortnightly pension, leaving her with little money for other costs such as food and electricity. The unit that Margaret …

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Christmas Assistance Program Provides Relief to Families

A recipient at Hobart City Mission's Christmas Assistance Program picking toys for her child

Our Christmas Assistance Program ran again in December 2020, despite the difficulties faced due to the COVID-19 crisis. With the support of the community, we were able to provid food packs, food vouchers and toys to families struggling to make ends meet. Over 780 families received Christmas Assistance, thanks to your very generous toy donations …

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Mountain View Program Provides a Safe and Supportive Home

A man in a beanie sits on a footpath and a support worker kneels beside him

In mid-October last year, Hobart City Mission purchased the Balmoral Motor Inn in Glenorchy. The former motel, now called Mountain View, provides supported housing for people on the Housing Tasmania priority waitlist. The purchase is just one more step towards ending homelessness in our community. With 32 units available, the Mountain View program plays a …

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Safe Space funding continues for further 18 months

Hobart City Mission is pleased to announce that the State Government has committed to a further 18 months of funding for the Safe Space program, which provides shelter and support for people experiencing homelessness. The State Government has committed $16.8 million in the budget to continue the 24/7 Safe Space program in Burnie, Launceston and …

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Tammy Volunteers at Small Steps

woman holding gingerbread man toy and donated blankets

Tammy started volunteering with the Small Steps childminding program last year. After losing her job due to injury, she had been looking for an opportunity to help those who needed a helping hand.  “After losing my job, and having my mum pass away, I decided I wanted to give back to the community”, says Tammy. …

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